My “Madeleine” is called Pain au chocolat. Its melting chocolate, its crustiness, the delicacy of its feuilleté there is nothing above it. Our love story goes far beyond the mouthwatering experience and lasts far after the ultimate crumb. Tasting a pain au chocolat flies me back to kindergarden; The only way for my Mum to get me out of there would be to point at the bakery. … Continue reading My ” Madeleine de Proust” is made of Chocolate…
The great thing about traveling is that you are constantly surprised and challenged by all the cultural differences. Fashion, food, manners… It’s all relative ! Forget about what you think should be right, keep your eyes and your mind open, there is always something to learn 😉 Continue reading No risk, no fun (taste of Seoul)
“Depth of Knowledge, or DOK is a reference to the complexity of mental processing that must occur to answer a question, perform a task, or generate a product” In Seoul, one doesn’t want to presume anything when it comes to opening a bathroom door. One explains. Wishing you all a positively challenging week 😉 Continue reading Depth Of Knowledge
Believe it or not, tomorrow I’ll turn 43. I saw this! your just read this first line and your eyes opened wide, your eyebrows raised high and your mouth dropped wide open. I know, I know, I look soooo much younger. When someone asks me how old I am, I always have to clarify of they mean my chronological age or maturity wise. I feel like these … Continue reading The cheesy post of my 42
Realising that your flight is not for tomorrow … But leaving in 2h30! Packing in 20′, dressing up sleeping kids in a blink of an eye, jumping in a taxi in the middle of the night and eventually … Making it just right on time? Checked !!! I know I forgot half of what we need to bear the Korean winter … Ms Attila is … Continue reading Seoul, here we come !
I have been an expat for the last decade, half of it in Asia. I am quite used to the cultural differences between our continents. Or that’s what I naively thought, before visiting this little Korean supermarket by my home. The shock was immediate! Check what’s written on the Can. It is simply terrible. Not that the maker himself acknowledges that the beverage is “slightly acidic” ( … Continue reading A (terribly shocking!) moment in time
Patches of gold, chestnut, red everywhere .. 25 degrees and a spotless blue sky. No humidity in the air.. Close your eyes, spread your arms to the perfect October breeze. You re not in heaven yet, only in Seoul 🙂 We had done the relaxing Girly part of the trip. Now, time to pull out the sleeves, wear the running shoes, and get the Cardio … Continue reading Seoul: let your toddlers be your guides!
In 72 little hours, we will have our first family trip as real tourists ! No family to visit, no one is working, we are all on ho-li-days for one full week! Our last décade of expatriation has taught us one thing : travel light ! We always end up giving away most of our « precious » stuff each time we are moving – when we come to realize that the … Continue reading Seoul in 3 days!!! The 10 spots on my bucket lists